Author Archives: Fabric, Thread, Clothes?

A Tale of Three Pikas (Jalie 3679)

My sister put in a request for some Pikas.  Who doesn’t like to wear fun activewear when working out?  Working out for me isn’t something that I love to do…but it is more fun in my own stuff.  So, of … Continue reading

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The Bird Bag – Noodlehead’s Summer Madras Tote

I’ve found that it’s often those goofy, small projects that make me ridiculously happy.  Maybe it’s how minimal effort leads to a great finished item? Or maybe it’s that they tend to use cotton which is super simple to sew?  … Continue reading

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DIBY Cecelia – Crossover top

In case you haven’t heard about DIBY (Do it Better Yourself), it’s a happening site and facebook page where people are encouraged to be crafty and there are patterns for sale.  Who doesn’t love patterns?!   I made their Augusta Moto … Continue reading

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Hot Patterns Cote D’Azur #5? 6?

I decided to make some new work tops, so I pulled out my trusty HotPatterns Cote D’Azur pattern.  It has previously been blogged here and here…even with a countdown of what makes it so great!   I actually started two on this go around, … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 3963 – When a Bunny Becomes a Puppy

My grandson is turning 3 soon, so I wanted to get this little hat made for him for one of his birthday presents. This really turned out to be a fun little project.  I started making the bunny with some … Continue reading

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Jalie 2911 and Kwik Sew 3246

This post wraps up the last of the 2018 Jalie sewing!  I finished my last Jalie 2911 the other day.  It was cut well before Christmas, and I just had it sitting there waiting for me to find the time … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to – Part 2 -Non Jalie Patterns

After the Jalie tour de force yesterday, it’s hard to imagine that I sewed anything else, but I did!  In no particular order, here are some of the other things from 2018. Butterick 5997 – Someone had spoken very highly … Continue reading

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